Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Information Technology

The programme is aimed at Honours degree students from a non-computing discipline, including engineering. The programme equips graduates with the skills necessary to understand and develop solutions to a wide range of information technology problems. The modules on this programme are paired to provide opportunities to investigate and critically appraise networking and computer technology, software development and database systems, web systems development and user interaction design. Project management, software processes and ethics, security issues and information technology life cycle management are also covered.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 in a non-computing or non-computer engineering subject. Candidates with appropriate experience may be considered through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Networking and computer technology; project management (software processes and ethics); software development and database systems; web systems development and interaction design; Master's project (Capstone); MSc project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods used to demonstrate achievement of learning outcomes include unseen written examinations, coursework assignments (individual and group-based) and written class tests and/or reports. For the MSc, the project, the dissertation and presentation are all expected as deliverables.

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630